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Latin Musicians Bring A Message Of Resistance To SXSW

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René Pérez Joglar, aka Residente, visits a village outside the Ghanaian town of Tamale — one of many international communities to serve as the backdrop for the rapper's solo debut. Ruben Salgado Escudero/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dayme Arocena's new album, Cubafonía, is out now. Courtesy of the artist/Larisa López hide caption

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06Mambo Na' Mà

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Latin Artists Represent In This Year's Tiny Desk Contest

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Celebrating Mujeres: Butterflies, Brujas And Bey

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The iconic Tito Puente is featured in this week's show as we look back on 100 years of Puerto Rican citizenship. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Puerto Rico Marks A Century Of U.S. Citizenship And Musical Exchange

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As an Afro-Latina, Celia Cruz has impacted the music industry and world. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino Extra: Being Unapologetic, Being Afro-Latina

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On Jan. 28, 1948, a plane chartered by U.S. Immigration Services crashed in Los Gatos Canyon. All 32 people aboard were killed, including 28 Mexican nationals, who were buried anonymously. Michael Robinson Chavez/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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'All They Will Call You': A Writer Gives Woody Guthrie's 'Deportees' Their Names Back

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Karol Conka performs live on stage at Autodromo de Interlagos on in Brazil. She's a featured artist on this week's show. Mauricio Santana/Getty Images hide caption

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Get To Know Afro-Brazilian Music With This Alt.Latino Mixtape

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This week we feature Quetzal's The Eternal Getdown and other Afro-Latino music from Smithsonian Folkways. Courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways hide caption

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For Black History Month, Celebrate Afro-Latino Music With Smithsonian Folkways

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'La Verdad': The Truth Of Latin American Hip-Hop

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Hosted by Peruvian-American novelist Daniel Alarcón, Radio Ambulante is a Spanish-language podcast that uses long-form audio journalism to tell important but neglected and under-reported Latin American and Latino stories. Hugo Rojo/NPR hide caption

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Alt.Latino Visits NPR's Newest Podcast: Radio Ambulante

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President Barack Obama speaks during a taping of "In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina," a concert celebrating Hispanic musical heritage, at the White House in October 2009. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Despedida Playlist To Bid POTUS Farewell

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Cafe Tacvba's "Futuro" is featured on this week's episode of Alt.Latino. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Alt.Latino Spring 2017 New Music Preview

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Guest DJ Xenia Rubinos Spins Music From Solange To Ravel

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The Ones That Got Away: Music We Missed 2016

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Alt.Latino Listeners Pick The Best Of 2016

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